Fall’s one of the best times to divide your pulmonaria or other perennials, so here’s a tip for helping the divisions survive.
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We grew ‘Samantha’ at our test garden in part shade and it bloomed beautifully. It’ll rebloom in late summer or fall if you deadhead.
On sunny winter days, the bark of young trees can develop frost cracks. It’s a good idea to protect them by wrapping their trunks in fall with some white tree wrap.
Common garter snakes are sometimes called garden snakes. The yellow stripes you see in the photo give these snakes their name.
Most bulbs do best with a planting depth of three times the height of the bulb, and fritillarias are no different. All I can say is don’t scrimp on this.